Quigley Cripple Fly Tying Tutorial 0
Bob Quigley developed this pattern back in 1978 while fishing the Fall River in Northern California. The Quigley Cripple represents a mayfly emerging from the nymphal shuck. It can be tied in a range of colors/sizes to match your local hatches.
Egg Laying Caddis Fly Tying Tutorial 0
The Egg Laying Caddis is one of many effective patterns developed by Craig Matthews of West Yellowstone Montana. Craig Matthews patterns are standard fare and commonly used on lakes, rivers, and spring creeks in the Yellowstone area.
Letort Hopper Fly Tying Tutorial 0
In this fly tying tutorial Dave discusses the Letort Hopper and covers a bit of its background. Ed Shenk developed this killer little hopper back in the 60's. It is a proven hopper that has a delicate presentation which is very effective on spring creeks, sloughs and slow water areas.
Flashback Hares Ear Fly Tying Tutorial 0
Beadhead Pheasant Tail Nymph Fly Tying Tutorial 0
If there ever was an "essential" nymph to have in your box, the Pheasant Tail would easily make the cut. Dave offers a step by step tutorial on how to tie the Pheasant tail. This is a great pattern that is commonly tied in sizes 12-20 and imitates a wide variety of insects.
Hook - Fulling Mill 5080
Bead - Cyclops Bead
Tail - Pheasant Tail
Body - Pheasant Tail
Ribbing - Small Copper Wire
Thorax - Peacock Eye
Wingcase - Pheasant Tail